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Couple Honors Two A&M Professors with Endowments to Support Agriculture

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Robert and Doris Kensing of Menard County have created two generous charitable gift annuities and a bequest that will support students and faculty in Texas A&M University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The endowments created through these gifts will be held at the Texas A&M Foundation and will honor the legacy of two Texas A&M agriculture professors: Tyrus R. Timm, a professor and former head of the agricultural economics department; and Fred Brison, a horticultural sciences professor.  The Kensings designed the charitable gift… Read More →

Gen Y Already Giving Back

Many people think they need to wait to join a college development council until they’re in the middle of their careers. However, five former students who earned their bachelor’s degrees during the past decade are bringing their youthful energy to Texas A&M University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ development council. The five – Allison Scott ’02, James Decker ’06, Shannon Lucas ’02, Meredith Neely ’02 and Tyler Graham ’06 – are part of a 109-member council that advises the vice chancellor and dean on agricultural issues and… Read More →